Meet the JSOD Staff!
The staff of Joy’s School of Dance consists of a highly qualified group of instructors whose major concern is education, enjoyment and enrichment of their students.  Their specialties include classical and contemporary ballet, pointe, tap, jazz, modern, hip hop, yoga and ballroom.

Student Assistants2013-2014:
Amelia Bachofen, Megan Condon, Chloe Connally, Grace Davis, Kate Gibson, Cameron Gradel, Hannah Herron, Lillian Kennedy, Eliza Newman, Brinley Price, Anna Schmidt, Megan Shuler
The JSOD Staff!
Natalie George
Studio Owner, Lead Dance Company Instructor, Tap and Jazz Instructor for all levels, more than 10 years of teaching experience, BA in Public Relations Baylor University, TATD Board Member, TATD Guest Faculty, former JSOD Dance Company Member, Baylor Dance Company Advisor and Instructor, Baylor University Faculty HHPR Dance Instructor


Lydia Spano
More than 10 years of teaching experience, Ballet and Pointe Instructor, Ballet Magnificat Omega Company Member, Assistant to the Artistic Director, Master Teacher in USA, Belize, Honduras, Czech Republic, and Prague, Ballet Austin Company Member, Northwest Pacific Ballet 




Amanda McKethan
Studio Manager, 8 years of teaching experience, Ballet, Tap, Jazz, and Hip Hop instructor for all ages, BS in Elementary Education from Baylor University, Former JSOD Company Member





Sam Adair
6 years of teaching experience, Ballet, Tap, and Jazz Instructor, BA in Sociology from Baylor University, Former JSOD Dance Company Member





Amanda Gohring
6 years of  teaching experience, Ballet, Tap, Jazz, and Hip Hop Instructor, Senior at Tarleton University through MCC program majoring in Business, TATD Member Teacher, Former JSOD Dance Company Member





Carly Connally
5 years of teaching experience, Ballet and Jazz Instructor, Senior at Baylor University majoring in English, Baylor Songleader,  Former JSOD Dance Company Member






Jordan Gradel
4 years of teaching experience, Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Musical Theater, Hip Hop Instructor,  Senior at Baylor University majoring in Theatre, Former JSOD Dance Company Member







Genna Ainsworth
8 years of teaching experience, Ballet, Tap, and Musical Theatre Instructor, Sophomore at MC, Work with Waco Children's Theatre7re C





Abby Remine
3 years teaching experience, Ballet and Tap instructor, Sophomore at MCC pursuing a degree in Elementary Education, Former JSOD Company Member






Hannah Miller 
2 years teaching experience, Junior at Baylor University pursuing a BBA in Accounting, Former Captain of the Langham Creek High School Dance Team, Ballet, Tap, Jazz, and Dance/Drill Team Instructor







Tori Cox
8 years teaching experience, Junior at Baylor University pursuing a degree in Community Health, and eventually a Masters in Public Health, Dance Minor, Ballet, Tap, Jazz, and Hip Hop Instructor




Grace Nelson
Student at MCC, Former Member of the MCC Dance Team, Currently enrolled at the Discipleship Training School, Contemporary Instructor






Past JSOD Instructors - Always a part of our family!

Joy Burkhart
Past owner, more than 30 years of teaching experience, TCU BBA in Marketing, member of Dance Masters of America (DMA), Texas Association Teachers of Dance (TATD), and the American Council of Fitness (ACF), Certification Examiner for TATD,Former Baylor University Faculty HHPR Dance Instructor - Dance Minor Program, Baylor Dance Company Advisor




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